Lee Ann Roberts Biography

South African born, Amsterdam Lee Ann Roberts, burst onto the techno scene this autumn with her debut release on Spanish label Suara, hitting number 2 on Beatport’s ‘Hard Techno’ genre and only being kept off the top spot by the Suara label owner Coyu.

Lee-Ann has been passionate about the creative arts for as long as she can remember. From an early age music and singing have been her greatest passions, starting with her involvement in her school choir. These years of musical grooming inspired her to learn to DJ and on leaving school she took to turn tables. Lee-Ann fast became a regular partygoer on the club and festival circuit, where she watched the world’s best DJ’s play unforgettable sets, and as time passed her own record collection grew until she felt ready to take her first steps into the South African music world. Lee-Ann kicked off her own radio Show ‘The Heat’ on Mutha FM in Cape Town until her travels took her to Los Angeles where she learned to produce, DJing regularly at Avalon in Hollywood.

Lee-Ann has lived a rich, multicultural experience and throughout the years has taken inspiration from the Jimi Hendrix era of psychedelic rock through to the grunge era of Nirvana while staying grounded in her native African roots. The result of this unique blend has given birth to her signature techno sound that takes you on an epic journey, inviting you to taste soundbites from the past, present and future, bringing all her influences into a unique melting pot that has shaped her production sound.

In 2019 Lee-Ann performed at ‘Secret Solstice’ and Caprice’s ‘Off Festival’ as well as numerous events in the US, Mexico, Switzerland and South Africa.

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